Gary Wilmot MBE with the cast and crew of “The Sound of Music” May 2022 and backstage with some of the cast of “Calamity Jane” May 2023.

Vale Musical Society is absolutely thrilled that local resident and West-End star, Gary Wilmot MBE, is our Honorary Patron.

Gary has been well known to the British public for over forty years as a singer, actor, comedian, writer and television presenter. He is a regular on stage in the West-End appearing in shows such as “Me and My Girl”, “Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang”, “Half a Sixpence”, “The Wind in the Willows”, “The Prince of Egypt” and “Wicked”.

Gary was nominated for a 2022 Olivier award for his highly acclaimed performance, as Elisha Whitney, in “Anything Goes” at the London Barbican Centre. In the 2023 Olivier awards “Jack and the Beanstalk”, in which Gary starred, is nominated for the best entertainment award.

From July 2023 Gary can be seen in the role of The Wizard in “The Wizard of Oz” at the Palladium.

We are delighted that Gary is part of VMS.